Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Pao De Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)


I love these tiny morsels soft and chewy tasting almost like a mochi and the best thing is its cheesy! I can't resist them and whenever i pass by Petit Provence in Holland V i always head straight to buy them. So can you imagine my pleasure and shock when i found this recipe while surfing the net a couple of days ago i immediately printed it out and pasted the recipe onto my little notebook and the ingredients and steps are very very easy ok i shall stop gushing and let you guys have a look at the rest of the pictures and the recipe as follows!



From what i read these tiny morsels are a must have in Brazil sigh when will i get the chance to go Brazil?

Pao De Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)
(adapted with some modifications from Le Petit Brioche)

Ingredients

2 cups tapioca flour/starch
1 cup milk
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp salt
200g Parmesan Cheese
3 eggs

Method
  1. Preheat oven to 180 deg C.
  2. Mix flour and salt in a mixing bowl.
  3. In a saucepan heat milk and oil until boiling, add the hot mixture to the tapioca flour and mix with a wooden spoon until combined.
  4. Add cheese and eggs, mix until thoroughly combine. Dough should be very sticky.
  5. Prepare a baking tray with parchment paper and scoop the mixture using a tablespoon coated with oil onto the parchment paper until mixture is used up.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20mins.
  7. Best eaten when warm enjoy!

3 comments:

wendyywy @ Table for 2..... or more said...

I've bookmarked a similiar recipe from another blog, Simply Recipes. But hers look different than this, looks like a deflated kaya ball, I mean hers.
Your description of it like a mochi ball makes me want to try making this :)

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

yeah i bookmarked Simple Recipes as well but in the end i chose to do this version and mine look totally different form the ones in Le Petit Brioche and doing this is really sticky business had a hard time moulding them into rounds haha.

kk said...

this looks wonderful! I can't wait to try it!

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